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Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

Regions of moderately low rainfall, which are not highly productive, usually classified as rangelands. "Moderately low" is widely accepted as between 100 and 250 mm of precipitation per year. (Source: IPCC, 2007)

In other languages

French
zone semi-aride
Russian
полузасушливые тропики
Spanish
zona semiárida
Chinese, Simplified
半干旱地带
Arabic
منطقة شبه قاحلة

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